Penn Health Group Medical Grow Facility

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Location: Lemont Furnace, PA

Owner: Penn Health Group

Description: In 2018 ACG was part of the design-build team recognized with the top application in the state of Pennsylvania for the new Penn Health Laboratory project in Lemont Furnace, PA. A brand new green field facility with maximum control, lab rooms that include intelligent grow lights which need to replicate the parts of the sunlight spectrum that plants need at each stage of growth. Lighting is a key component in an integrated system. Air filtration and circulation systems are essential for controlling heat buildup, and eliminating exhaust odors. There are various irrigation systems for growing in a warehouse: including drip irrigation, hydroponic flood benches, or trough benches. Other features include Dehumidification and computer controlled CO2 injection and monitoring.